This week’s underappreciated date that changed America is the 1957 publishing of Frommer’s “Europe on $5 A Day” and the American travel industry.

This live panel discussion focuses on the iconic tour guide, Frommer s Europe On $5 A Day and how it produced a tidal wave of travel for the American middle class, changing the planet and creating opportunities for understanding, for resentment and for a desire to get out there!

Elizabeth Becker (“Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism”), Jason Cochran (Editor-in-Chief of Frommers.com), Mimi Sheller (“Aluminum Dreams: Lightness, Speed and Modernity”), Martha Sheridan (Chair of Destination Ma

Host & Co-Executive Producer Marc Levitt, AS220 Artistic Director & Co-Executive Producer Umberto Crenca, Managing Producer Jacqueline Frole, Audio Engineer Jim Moses, and Media Partners RIPBS and Providence Phoenix, Funders Rhode Island Council of the Humanities and Robinson & Cole

ON World Possibilities | November 14, 2013 | 5:00 am

“Paradise Found (and Lost?)” – Frommer’s ‘Europe On $5 A Day’ published in 1957

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This week’s underappreciated date that changed America is the 1957 publishing of Frommer’s “Europe on $5 A Day” and the American travel industry.

This live panel discussion focuses on the iconic tour guide, Frommer s Europe On $5 A Day and how it produced a tidal wave of travel for the American middle class, changing the planet and creating opportunities for understanding, for resentment and for a desire to get out there!

Elizabeth Becker (“Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism”), Jason Cochran (Editor-in-Chief of Frommers.com), Mimi Sheller (“Aluminum Dreams: Lightness, Speed and Modernity”), Martha Sheridan (Chair of Destination Ma

Host & Co-Executive Producer Marc Levitt, AS220 Artistic Director & Co-Executive Producer Umberto Crenca, Managing Producer Jacqueline Frole, Audio Engineer Jim Moses, and Media Partners RIPBS and Providence Phoenix, Funders Rhode Island Council of the Humanities and Robinson & Cole

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